How To Change Your NameMarriage name changes aren't difficult, but you'll need a key document
The steps for a legal name change based on marriage are the same, whether it is the bride, groom or both partners making a change.... Read More
A prenuptial agreement ("prenup") or premarital agreement is a contract entered into freely by both prospective spouses to define important financial elements and other aspects of their lives after the wedding. Once rare, prenuptial agreements are becoming more common.... Read More
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Getting married has its share of paperwork. In general, marriage licenses can be applied for online in the county in which the marriage will take place or by a visit to the registrar-recorder's office in the county. Check your state and county websites for details.
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The amount of time legally required between applying for a marriage license and being able to marry. Varies between states.View the Full Weddings Glossary